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July 24, 2002

Recall Update: Yoli Coconut Jelly candies Recall is Complete

(SafetyAlerts) - The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released the following information.

PRODUCT
Coconut Jelly candies with Konjac/Konnyaku.
The product is packaged in individual serving sized plastic cups with foil lids identified as "Coconut Jelly", with the product meant to be squeezed out of the cup directly into the mouth. The 16.7 - 17 gram individual serving cups are packaged 6 per plastic bag with a paper fold-over label at the top of the bag which reads in part: "Mi Costenita *** Gelatinas Coconut Jelly *** Net Wt. 1 oz. (28g)*** Product of Mexico *** Gelatina Kannyaku *** Packed & Dist. by Yoli, Inc., Chicago, Illinois ***. UPC #14444-00451. Recall 649-2.

CODE
All product on the market at the time the recall was initiated.

RECALLING FIRM/MANUFACTURER
Recalling Firm: Yoli, Inc., dba Mi Costenita, Chicago, IL, by salesmen visits beginning March 19, 2002.
Manufacturer: Sheng Hsiang Jen Foods, Co. Ltd., Taichung Hsien, TW. Firm
initiated recall is complete.

REASON
This candy is in violation of section 402(a)(3) of the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act in that it is unfit for food due to the characteristics that result in a serious choking hazard.

VOLUME OF PRODUCT IN COMMERCE
At least 3,115 x 6 piece bags.

DISTRIBUTION
Nationwide
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